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Arsenal , Lyon eye U 23 Eagles striker, Emmanuel Dennis

Arsenal, Lyon Chase U23 Eagles Forward DennisIt has been reported that Arsenal have reportedly made a £12m offer for Club Brugge striker Emmanuel Dennis.

According to Turkish outlet Fanatik, Arsenal and Lyon have both made £12m bids for Dennis as he looks set to leave the Belgian club this summer.

The report also claims that Fenerbahce are interested, but are not willing to match the offers from Lyon or Arsenal.

Dennis scored seven goals in the Belgian top division in 26 appearances this season, with a further six goals in cup competitions.

Unai Emery can call upon Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette up front but the departure of Danny Welbeck means that youngster Eddie Nketiah is the next most senior striker in the Gunners ranks.

It’s tempting to conclude that there are areas of Emery’s side that need improving more urgently than their striking options, but it would be understandable if the Spaniard wanted a third striker through the door this summer.

The calibre of the other sides in the chase may suggest that Dennis is not a world-beating prospect, but Arsenal’s best approach in their current situation is to take younger players and try and blood them into stars.

Dennis has obviously made a big impression in Belgium, but his club team-mate Wesley could perhaps be the better bet.

Photos: Victor Moses unveils as Fenerbahce player today

Victor Moses joins Fenerbahce on loan until the end of season (Photos)Nigerian footballer, Victor Moses has been unveiled by Fenerbahce after joining the Turkish club from Chelsea on loan until the end of the 2019/20 season.

The 28-year-old winger was a regular starter under Antonio Conte in 2016/17 but fell out of favour with current Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri who allowed him to go on loan to Fenerbahce after his permanent move to China collapsed.

More photos below: Victor Moses joins Fenerbahce on loan until the end of season (Photos)Victor Moses joins Fenerbahce on loan until the end of season (Photos)

Football: EPL Clubs eager to sign Ighalo

Image result for odion ighaloThis is transfer period in Europe. Lots of players who don’t have playing time with their clubs changed to another club.

Super Eagles star, Odion Ighalo has been linked with a return to the English Premier League, two years after he left Watford with six Premier League clubs presently showing interest in signing him.

Ighalo notched 17 goals in 55 Premier League appearances during his time with Watford prior to his switch to Chinese Super league side, Changchun Yatai.

According to Examiner Live, a British website, the Nigerian striker is on the radar of six English Premier League teams, namely; Tottenham Hotspur, Huddersfield Town, Cardiff City, Watford, Southampton and West Ham while Galatasaray and Fenerbahce are also reportedly keen on the striker’s services.

Ighalo is currently the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers leading marks-man. The 29 year old has scored six goals in three games.

The former Udinese and Granada star finished the Chinese Super League season on a high, scoring 21 goals in 28 CSL games but it was not enough to save Changchun Yatai from relegation.

He will look to team up with a new side before the start of a new CSL season.

 

Chelsea star Victor Moses lands in Turkey to complete Fenerbahce loan move

Victor Moses arrived in Turkey with his wife to complete a medical ahead of the move (Twitter/1907Media)

Chelsea star Victor Moses has arrived in Turkey to complete a loan move to Turkish giants Fenerbahce.

Moses who has made just one appearance for Chelsea this season is set to complete a loan move to Fenerbahce where he will spend the rest of the season.

The 29-year-old arrived in Turkey on Wednesday, January 23 accompanied by his wife to complete a medical before putting pen to paper on a deal.

Fenerbahce join Arsenal to sign Super Eagles Star, Etebo

Image result for eteboTurkish powerhouse Fenerbahce have  jumped to the front of the queue to sign  Leicester City  and Arsenal target  Oghenekaro Etebo from Portuguese side Feirense.

The combative  midfielder, who is expected to start for the Super Eagles against Senegal’s Teranga Lions in their friendly affair in London on Thursday, has been in sensational form for Feirense, becoming a cult hero at the 5,401-capacity  Estádio Marcolino de Castro since his arrival from Warri Wolves in 2015.

Etebo, who  has been likened to Manchester United  midfielder Paul Pogba  for his creativity  and combativeness, has been linked with Premier League holders Leicester  and  struggling Arsenal for a summer transfer.

But  reports in the Turkish media  claimed that Fenerbahce met with the player and his agent  in the Eagles’ Crowne Plaza Hotel camp in London on Wednesday and that the result was positive.

Some sections of the media in the European country had reported that Fenerbahce’s  representatives would  meet with  Etebo this month.

According to  Fotospor, the Yellow Canaries’ representative  Hasan Cetinkaya told Etebo the  plans they had for him and urged  the 21-year-old to join up with his compatriot Emmanuel Emenike, who has resurrected his career since he returned to the Istanbul giants after   a bad loan spell at West Ham.

Turkish Football said Etebo’s agent met with Fenerbahce and agreed a deal in principle, adding that the Fenerbahce only needed  to strike a deal with Feirense before a contract can be agreed.

Etebo became one of the hottest properties  in Europe  after helping Nigeria win bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The player, who was instrumental in the Eagles  Russia 2018  World Cup qualifying victories over Zambia (2-1 in Ndola) and Algeria (3-1 in Uyo)  last year,  has provided one assist and scored one goal in 15 league appearances this season for Feirense.

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